capoter

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French[edit]

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From Old French capote, from cape.

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capoter

  1. (intransitive) to overturn (of a boat, car etc.)
  2. (intransitive) to derail
  3. (figuratively, intransitive) to fail
    faire capoter un plan
    to make a plan fail
  4. (intransitive, Quebec) to founder
  5. (intransitive, Quebec, colloquial) to freak out, to lose it

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